Music, Movie and Entertainment News 30th January 2009

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Simmons Divorce Finalised

30th January 2009 1:32

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS are both free to wed again after a court in New York signed off on their divorce. Baby...

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Osmond Not Dancing After All

30th January 2009 1:32

Fans of 1970s pop star DONNY OSMOND will have to wait to see him strut his stuff on the TV dance floor - he won't be among the contestants on the new...

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Diamond Donates T-shirt Cash To Hurricane Victims

30th January 2009 1:32

NEIL DIAMOND has handed over the profits from merchandising sales on his recent tour to the victims of Hurricane Ike. The Sweet Caroline singer...

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Ritchie's Dad Wishes Madonna A Healthy Love Life

30th January 2009 1:32

MADONNA's former father-in-law is hoping the pop superstar enjoys a healthy lovelife after splitting from his son, GUY RITCHIE, because then there...

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The Things They Say 10967

30th January 2009 1:32

"She's going to be embraced, she's going to feel love like she has probably never imagined." FAITH HILL is convinced JENNIFER HUDSON's comeback...

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Osmond Son Makes It Past Idol Auditions

30th January 2009 1:32

OSMOND brother ALAN is hoping AMERICAN IDOL can give his singing son a boost - after DAVID OSMOND made it through the audition process for the...

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Elton Row Put Allen Off Drink

30th January 2009 1:32

LILY ALLEN has put her decision to quit booze down to a public row with SIR ELTON JOHN at an awards ceremony last year (08). The Smile hitmaker...

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Macy's Turn In Mamet Play Pays Off

30th January 2009 1:32

WILLIAM H. MACY's decision to take over JEREMY PIVEN's role in DAVID MAMET's SPEED-THE-PLOW has paid off for the producers of the Broadway play - the...

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Kutcher Apologises For Online And Radio Rants

30th January 2009 1:32

ASHTON KUTCHER has apologised to his neighbour for calling him a "jackass" and threatening to hi-jack his bulldozer in a building work meltdown. The...

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Anna Faris Engaged

30th January 2009 1:32

Actress ANNA FARIS is heading down the aisle once more, and planning to wed actor boyfriend CHRIS PRATT. Pratt, one of the stars of Kate Hudson's new...

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The Things They Say 10969

30th January 2009 1:32

"If someone said you have to eat one kind of food for the rest of your life, Irish, English, German or Italian, its Italian. And the beauty of this...

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The Things They Say 10968

30th January 2009 1:32

"She said to me, 'I want them to have their own ethnic heritage.' I said, 'Lock 'em in a room (and) throw in flies.'" Comedienne JOAN RIVERS has a...

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Kardashian To Give Up Fur For Love And Family

30th January 2009 1:32

KIM KARDASHIAN is close to turning her back on fur - to save her romance and her friendship with her sister. The socialite has been a target for...

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Falco Felt Bad About E.r. Research

30th January 2009 1:32

THE SOPRANOS star EDIE FALCO felt awkward researching her new TV role as NURSE JACKIE in a real hospital - because she just kept getting in the...

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Zellweger Shunned Celebrity For Obama's Inauguration

30th January 2009 1:32

Actress RENEE ZELLWEGER was so desperate to witness U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's inauguration she launched a last-minute bid to get to Washington,...

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Fascinating Fact 6738

30th January 2009 1:32

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY's girlfriend CAMILA ALVES is to design a diaper bag range for trendy fashion chain Lucky Brand. The Brazilian gave birth to baby...

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More Awards Success For Oscar Hopeful Slumdog Millionaire

30th January 2009 2:02

Slumdog Millionaire has added to its haul of awards after winning four prizes at the Richard Attenborough Film awards.Danny Boyle's film - which won...

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Chart-toppers White Lies Upgrade Tour Dates

30th January 2009 4:02

After their debut album hit the number one spot, White Lies have announced upgrades to their upcoming headline tour.Tickets for the May shows went on...

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Collins Pays Tribute To Martyn

30th January 2009 7:30

Former GENESIS star PHIL COLLINS has paid tribute to singer-songwriter JOHN MARTYN, who died on Thursday (29Jan09). Martyn, who released 20 studio...

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Winehouse's Home Is Burgled

30th January 2009 7:30

Singer AMY WINEHOUSE's London home has been targeted by thieves while she is on holiday in the Caribbean. The singer has been enjoying a sunshine...

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The Things They Say 10970

30th January 2009 7:30

"I never did drugs or alcohol. I did get arrested for selling drugs, though - weed, crack. I was terrible at it." NOTORIOUS rapper/actor JAMAL...

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Sex Tape Gets Woolard Ready For Romance

30th January 2009 7:30

Rapper/actor JAMAL 'GRAVY' WOOLARD has a saucy sex aid he uses to get in the mood for romantic moments - an adult video he filmed with his wife last...

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Martin Goes Unrecognised

30th January 2009 7:30

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN often goes about his business unrecognised - with many members of the public failing to spot his famous face. The...

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Knowles Sisters Make Essence Festival A Family Affair

30th January 2009 7:30

BEYONCE will make the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana a family affair this summer (Jul09) - her sister SOLANGE will join her for the...

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Lennon's Sons To Perform Together?

30th January 2009 7:30

The sons of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON are reportedly set to perform together for the first time at a United Nations concert in New York. Julian...

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The Things They Say 10971

30th January 2009 7:30

"You can't have love and success. But that doesn't bother me because I don't want love, I want my music. I don't give a f**k about love. I'm married...

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Spacey Drops Star Production

30th January 2009 7:30

KEVIN SPACEY has reportedly dropped plans to star in a West End production of A STAR IS BORN. The Hollywood actor was set to play the role of washed...

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Aniston & Mayer Split?

30th January 2009 7:30

JENNIFER ANISTON and JOHN MAYER have reportedly ended their on/off relationship for good, after the rocker was allegedly spotted kissing another...

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The Things They Say 10973

30th January 2009 7:30

I think that the media puts too harsh of a spotlight on women in general and I think its a bummer. Its bad for young women. I see it affecting...

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The Things They Say 10972

30th January 2009 7:30

"With the internet you can fight back. The other day PEREZ HILTON wrote that I was a lazy ar*e and I should give up on my record. Today, my single is...

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Kardashian Splits From Boyfriend

30th January 2009 7:30

Socialite KHLOE KARDASHIAN has parted ways with her basketball player boyfriend - just two days after denying they had split. The reality TV...

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Reno Approves Of Pal Sarkozy's Wife

30th January 2009 7:30

Movie star JEAN RENO is a big fan of France's First Lady, former model CARLA BRUNI - because she's good for his homeland, and for his friend, leader...

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The Things They Say 10974

30th January 2009 7:30

"It's definitely possible. I really hope it works out. It would be a really fantastic experience I'm sure." DAKOTA FANNING admits she's very keen to...

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Mills Voted 'Moodiest' Celebrity

30th January 2009 7:30

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's ex-wife HEATHER MILLS has been voted Britain's "moodiest" celebrity in a new poll. The former glamour model came top of the...

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Fisher Gives Bad Buys To Buddies

30th January 2009 7:30

It pays to be a friend of Aussie actress ISLA FISHER - because she's always buying clothes she'll never wear. The actress admits she's a terrible...

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Mitra Mad About Her Vampire Fangs

30th January 2009 7:30

Movie vampire RHONA MITRA grew so fond of her fangs while making the new UNDERWORLD movie, she refused to take them out - and still carries them...

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The Things They Say 10976

30th January 2009 7:30

"MICHELLE OBAMA wore buttercup boucle with bling collar. Diamante before noon? Tut, tut." JOAN COLLINS was not impressed with the First Lady's choice...

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The Things They Say 10975

30th January 2009 7:30

"I don't think anybody would want them - not even if I gave them away for free. You'll have nightmares, my paintings will make you ill." PENELOPE...

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Deal Reached On Heath Ledger Life Insurance Lawsuit

30th January 2009 9:41

An out-of-court settlement has been reached in a lawsuit involving the $10 million (7 million) life insurance policy of the late Heath...

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Wendy Cope Calls For Poet Laureate To Be Scrapped

30th January 2009 10:14

Writer Wendy Cope has called for the contentious position of Poet Laureate to be abolished.Cope is one of the favourites to replace Andrew Motion,...

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Kung Fu Panda Director To Helm Live-action He-man Movie

30th January 2009 10:58

John Stevenson, co-director of Kung Fu Panda, is to make his live-action debut with an adaptation of cartoon series Masters of the Universe.The 80s...

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Kasabian Supporting Local Venue

30th January 2009 11:41

KASABIAN are supporting a local Leicester venue which has been threatened with closure.The Charlotte club is in their hometown and was where the band...

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Super Furry Animals Talk New Album

30th January 2009 11:41

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS have been discussing their ninth studio album which will be released online in March.The as-yet-untitled album will be the band's...

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No Onstage Team-up For Lennon's Sons

30th January 2009 12:15

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has blasted reports he is set to perform with his half-brother SEAN at a United Nations event in February (09). Fox News...

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Stagefright Drives Allen Back To Drink

30th January 2009 12:15

British singer LILY ALLEN is back on the booze - because performing live is too nerve-racking without alcohol. The Smile hitmaker vowed to stop...

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50 Cent Takes A Swipe At Ross In New Track

30th January 2009 12:15

50 CENT is hitting back at rival rapper RICK ROSS in a new song after the MC took aim at the IN DA CLUB hitmaker in a scathing track. Ross first hit...

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Houston Bans Sad Songs

30th January 2009 12:15

WHITNEY HOUSTON is so happy, she has refused to record any sad songs for her comeback album, according to collaborator NE-YO. The singer hasn't...

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Hill: 'Hudson Perfect Choice To Sing Anthem'

30th January 2009 12:15

Country star FAITH HILL has praised JENNIFER HUDSON for choosing the upcoming Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida for her first public appearance since her...

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Simpson Returns To The Stage After Media Taunts

30th January 2009 12:15

JESSICA SIMPSON donned skin-tight leather trousers and blasted criticism of her weight gain during her first performance since the media mocked her...

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The Things They Say 10979

30th January 2009 12:15

"Sorry there aren't many songs off my old album. I just think they're really juvenile." LILY ALLEN refused to play more than three songs from her...

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The Things They Say 10978

30th January 2009 12:15

"There's something really special about seeing your girl with another girl." Soul singer BRIAN MCKNIGHT welcomes a little bisexuality in his...

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The Things They Say 10977

30th January 2009 12:15

"I'm sometimes seen as boring because I don't take drugs of have affairs with celebrity women. If the paparazzi ever followed me, they'd catch me...

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Kooks Star Pritchard And The DØ To Record Album

30th January 2009 12:15

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD is teaming up with French band THE DØ to record an album of cover songs. Singer Pritchard kicked off his rock...

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Skinner Gig Left In The Dark After Power Cut

30th January 2009 12:15

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has blasted a British energy supplier after he was forced to scrap a London gig when the power failed. The British...

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Kooks Star Pritchard And The DØ To Record Album

30th January 2009 12:15

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD is teaming up with French band THE DØ to record an album of cover songs.Singer Pritchard kicked off his rock...

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Beckinsale's Family Tragedy

30th January 2009 12:15

KATE BECKINSALE's childhood dreams of becoming a big sister were ruined by her father's untimely death. Richard Beckinsale, beloved star of classic...

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Hanks Sparked Winslet's Hunt For Mendes Collaboration

30th January 2009 12:15

KATE WINSLET was desperate to work with her husband SAM MENDES on a movie project after TOM HANKS lavished praise on the filmmaker. Hanks worked with...

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Actress' Father Defends Indian Actors' Pay

30th January 2009 12:15

The father of a young actress who appears in SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has leapt to the defence of the film's makers - following criticism from fellow...

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The Things They Say 10980

30th January 2009 12:15

"I'd love to work with my girlfriend's band THE LIKE. I love their stuff." Superproducer MARK RONSON is eyeing a collaboration with current lover...

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The Things They Say 10983

30th January 2009 12:15

"This has been my profession and I have been paying the bills from it since I was 17, along with Hooters, The Gap and temping." Actress AMY ADAMS has...

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The Things They Say 10982

30th January 2009 12:15

"Worked on the sketch I'm doing for SESAME STREET next month. They've let me write a song. I can't give too much away but I'm singing to Elmo. Can't...

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The Things They Say 10981

30th January 2009 12:15

"He has a great lack of social veneer, and you see so little of that sometimes in places like L.A. He speaks only when he has something to say and is...

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Dicaprio's Girlfriend To Revive House Of Style

30th January 2009 12:15

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's model girlfriend BAR REFAELI has been tipped to front a revival of the U.S. TV series HOUSE OF STYLE. The popular show, which ran...

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Barkin To 'Seek Revenge With Tv Series'

30th January 2009 12:15

ELLEN BARKIN's new TV series about an older woman wrapped up in a bitter divorce is based on her own split from her billionaire ex RON PERELMAN,...

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Shields Blasts 'Wallet Thief'

30th January 2009 12:15

BROOKE SHIELDS has mocked the stage manager who was arrested after allegedly stealing $30,000 (£22,010) worth of designer goods from the set of...

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The Things They Say 10984

30th January 2009 12:15

"ANGELINA and I are together because we can enhance each other. I'm with company I really, really love." BRAD PITT coos over his relationship with...

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Pearl Jam Star Backs Bathroom Law

30th January 2009 16:06

PEARL JAM rocker MIKE MCCREADY is lending his star power to a new bill calling for emergency access to toilets for sufferers of Crohn's disease. The...

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New Kids Help Raise Charity Funds With Wahlberg Portrait

30th January 2009 16:06

Reunited boyband NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK have sparked a bidding war online after putting a self portrait up for auction - all in the name of...

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Combs 'Devastated' Over Danity Kane Demise

30th January 2009 16:06

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS is "devastated" following the break-up of his girl band DANITY KANE, according to former member DAWN RICHARD. The group, put...

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Madonna 'Wins Residency Battle'

30th January 2009 16:06

MADONNA will take her children to the U.S. to live after reportedly winning a residency battle with ex-husband GUY RITCHIE. The singer has received...

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Actors' Union Ready To Reignite Studio Talks

30th January 2009 16:06

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) will resume talks with movie studio bosses next week (03Feb09) in a bid to end a dispute over royalty...

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The Things They Say 10986

30th January 2009 16:06

"It's hard to call what I do work. I'm like the child who is allowed to play video games all day." NE-YO loves life as an R&B star.

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The Things They Say 10985

30th January 2009 16:06

"Im not drinking any cheap stuff now - only expensive wine will do this time. Ive gone upmarket. LILY ALLEN now has expensive taste in alcohol.

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Fascinating Fact 6739

30th January 2009 16:06

BOB DYLAN and will.i.am are to appear together in an advert for soft drinks giant Pepsi, which will air during ad breaks at the upcoming Super Bowl...

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Rhymes Parted Ways With Iovine After 'Mutual' Agreement

30th January 2009 16:06

BUSTA RHYMES has cleared up rumours surrounding his departure from Interscope Records, explaining he parted ways with the label after a "mutual...

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Celebrity Doctor Sentenced In Insurance Fraud Case

30th January 2009 16:06

The celebrity fertility doctor who treated singer CELINE DION and actress LIV ULLMAN has been sentenced to probation for failing to repay nearly $3.2...

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The Things They Say 10988

30th January 2009 16:06

"There is something unnatural about marriage. These two people are not going to be the same two people in a few years." Twice-wed DUSTIN HOFFMAN is...

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The Things They Say 10987

30th January 2009 16:06

"I always wake up angry." Spanish beauty PENELOPE CRUZ isn't a fan of her homeland's tradition of taking an afternoon siesta.

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Theatre Producer Somlyo Dies

30th January 2009 16:06

American theatre producer ROY A. SOMLYO has died, aged 83. Somlyo passed away on Thursday (29Jan09) in Manhattan after losing his battle with cancer,...

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Mcelhone Is New Neutrogena Spokesmodel

30th January 2009 16:06

CALIFORNICATION actress NATASCHA MCELHONE has been unveiled as the new spokesmodel for beauty treatment company Neutrogena. The British star admits...

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Blunt & Segel Tapped For Gulliver Roles

30th January 2009 16:06

EMILY BLUNT and JASON SEGEL have been tapped to join funnyman JACK BLACK in a new movie version of fictional adventure book GULLIVER'S TRAVELS. The...

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Sevigny Takes Aim At New York Sock Man

30th January 2009 16:06

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY has launched a verbal attack on a grumpy New York retailer, comparing him to the SOUP NAZI in hit TV comedy SEINFELD. Marty...

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The Things They Say 10989

30th January 2009 16:06

"I've been asked to go on BIG BROTHER a million times but it's so lame." PARIS HILTON has refused to sign up for a celebrity version of the reality...

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Fascinating Fact 6740

30th January 2009 16:06

AMY ADAMS taught fellow actress MERYL STREEP to knit while they worked on new movie DOUBT.

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Fox To Continue Narnia Saga After Disney Departure

30th January 2009 16:15

The Chronicles of Narnia will continue in cinemas after 20th Century Fox signed up to produce the third film, Voyage of the Dawn Treader.Disney had...

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Presenter Bill Oddie To Quit Bbc Show Springwatch

30th January 2009 16:26

Wildfire presenter Bill Oddie has left BBC nature programme Springwatch, it has been announced.Oddie has presented the nightly show for the last four...

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Idol Give Fox Rare Thursday Win

30th January 2009 18:52

A Thursday edition of American Idol gave Fox a rare Thursday ratings victory. Although "only" 24.7 million viewers tuned in -- low by Idol standards...

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Abc Cuts Hundreds Of Employees

30th January 2009 18:52

Long expected retrenchments at ABC were announced Thursday, but they were not so severe as many analysts had forecast. But some reports suggested...

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Natpe Speakers Bleak Future For Tv

30th January 2009 18:52

A bleak future for broadcast television stations is being projected at the National Association of Television Program Executives conference in Las...

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Actors To Get Cut Of Youtube Posts

30th January 2009 18:52

In a possible deal that could put television and film stars in made-for-the-web productions, the William Morris talent agency reportedly is in talks...

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House To Vote Anew On Digital Transition

30th January 2009 19:03

The White House is putting its weight behind a new bill aimed at delaying the mandated February 17 switchover to digital television. Like the...

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Sony Reports 95-Percent Plunge.

30th January 2009 19:03

With Sony Bravia television sets piling up at distribution warehouses, the yen rising against the dollar, and the lack of Spider-Man on its movie...

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Movies To Be Sidelined By Super Bowl

30th January 2009 19:03

Movie theaters will be competing against the Super Bowl this weekend, without a big female-oriented film premiering on their marquees -- an unusual...

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Movie Reviews Taken

30th January 2009 19:03

Before Taken faces the Super Bowl, it is facing critics -- for an equally brutal encounter. Produced and co-written by France's Luc Besson and...

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Winehouse's Prized Guitar Saved From Burglary

30th January 2009 19:06

AMY WINEHOUSE is not too tearful about the burglary at her London home - because she has her most prized possession, a special guitar, with her on...

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Wayne Settles Suit Over His Use Of Rolling Stones Song

30th January 2009 19:06

Rap superstar LIL WAYNE has settled a legal battle over his use of a ROLLING STONES sample in a song on his latest album. Executives at record...

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Mccartney To Headline U.s. Music Festival

30th January 2009 19:06

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will make his first-ever U.S. music festival appearance headlining this year's (09) Coachella. The former Beatle has received top...

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The Things They Say 10990

30th January 2009 19:06

"We got smartly dressed and took ourselves off to our local Barclays (bank) and asked for a loan. 'Jeff', who happened to be a music aficionado, gave...

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Wonder Pushes For More Blind-friendly Technology

30th January 2009 19:06

Blind soul legend STEVIE WONDER is calling on technology firms to make gadgets more accessible for people with sight disabilities. The Superstition...

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Timberlake To Expand His Restaurant Empire

30th January 2009 19:06

Pop star-turned-restaurateur JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is expanding his eaterie empire with a second New York City hotspot. The Tennessee-born singer opened...

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Fascinating Fact 6741

30th January 2009 19:06

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH is to be immortalised in plastic - he's getting his own action figure. The doll will be based on his character...

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The Things They Say 10991

30th January 2009 19:06

"I think guys have always spoken about bitches and hoes. Women like sex and enjoy talking about it too. LILY ALLEN wants female freedom of...

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Pinto Gives American Audiences Bollywood Treat

30th January 2009 19:06

Indian actress FREIDA PINTO gave American TV viewers a treat on Wednesday (28Jan09) when she danced across a talk show stage in an impromptu...

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New He-man Movie Heading To The Big Screen

30th January 2009 19:06

Cartoon hero HE-MAN is to be brought to life on the big screen in a new movie. Warner Bros has joined forces with action filmmaker Joel Silver and...

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Polanski Builds Fake U.s. And U.k. Sets In Germany

30th January 2009 19:06

Fugitive filmmaker ROMAN POLANSKI has found a cunning way to shoot his new movie in the U.S. and U.K. without landing in jail - he is building giant...

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Acclaimed Writer Sardana Dies

30th January 2009 19:06

Emmy Award winning TV writer SHARAT SARDANA has died at the age of 40. British-born Sardana collapsed at his fathers home on Friday (23Jan09) after...

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The Things They Say 10993

30th January 2009 19:06

"I throw the best parties after HUGH HEFNER. Last time I threw a party he came with five of his girlfriends. Everyone gets a go at pole dancing and...

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The Things They Say 10992

30th January 2009 19:06

"I'm doing sit-ups every day so that I could maybe look like HELEN MIRREN in a bikini." RENEE ZELLWEGER is aspiring to emulate the 63-year-old star's...

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Fishburne Tips Wife For Csi Role

30th January 2009 19:06

New CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION star LAURENCE FISHBURNE has tipped his actress wife GINA TORRES to join him on the U.S. TV drama - five years...

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Movie Reviews The Uninvited

30th January 2009 19:13

It's not often that a horror film attracts anything but derision from critics, but The Uninvited is actually receiving some quite decent reviews. "I...

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Movie Reviews New In Town

30th January 2009 19:13

Releasing a film in January is usually a sign that the studio doesn't have much hope for it. Releasing it on Super Bowl weekend is usually a sign of...

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